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Poster for the return of Russian River Brewing to Seattle.

Here’s Why Pliny is Still the Most Important Name in Craft Beer

It’s Pliny Season: Russian River Brewing’s Pliny the Younger Triple IPA has returned to Seattle. Here’s why it is good to have it back.

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Red Rocker Lager poster.

Sammy Hagar Launches Red Rocker Lager Across California

Widely know for his Cabo Wabo Tequila, Sammy Hagar just introduced California to his beer: Red Rocker Lager. Perhaps it’s coming your way soon?

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Apply now for Falconer Foundation Brewing Scholarships

The Glen Hay Falconer Foundation is offering two brewing education scholarships in 2024 for the Siebel Institute. Scholarships cover the educational program plus a travel/lodging stipend. More details in this story.

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USA TODAY 10Best, the Best of Beer – Go Vote for the PNW Nominees

Every year USA TODAY 10Best conducts a nationwide readers’ choice poll. This year, several PNW beer businesses are on the ballot. We share the list of local nominees and a few thoughts in this story.

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Three cans of non-alcoholic beer from Best Day Brewing.

Beer Dominates in Dry January’s Fight for Consumer Dollars

A recent study showed that among those observing Dry January, beer was the beverage of choice. Non-alcoholic beer, but beer nonetheless. In this story, we talk about that study and also why this a bright spot in an otherwise dark month.

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Beyond Redhook, Tilray will Continue Expanding in Craft Beer

Tilray, which now owns Redhook, is apparently looking to add more breweries to its portfolio. Also, here’s why you can check out Redhook Brewlab in Seattle with a clear conscience.

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